Linux System Administrator


27-03-2014 | EXPIRA LA 26-04-2014

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Position Summary:

As a member of our International IT Team you will be responsible for maintaining and expanding our existing Linux infrastructure in a heterogeneous server landscape that is positioned at various locations and in different countries. Your technical focus will be on managing our internal application servers. Your work will help ensure the consistent operation of the systems and their availability for our customers. You will reinforce our on-call capability, and you will act as a contact partner for other specialized departments. Furthermore, you will execute IT projects in the Linux environment and take on tasks relating to implementation, design and coordination.

Keys to hiring:

You are a very passionate Linux SysAdmin. Your IT trainings but also your previous professional experience as a Linux administrator gives you a solid understanding of heterogeneous network infrastructures. You have a very good understanding of Linux / Apache / Postfix / LDAP /Samba due to your experience in administering servers and network services. Your practical experience in the area of shell scripting is on a good level, as well. Your basic understanding skills of PHP, MySQL, Perl, Python, GlusterFS and your previous experience with Gentoo Linux will be appreciated.

You like challenges and your independence, target orientation and analytical approach will help will solve them. You have a very good team spirit and you are customer oriented but, when needed, you work very well independent. You have good communication skills and you always inform your colleagues and customers about your activities. Being part of an International Team, your English (spoken and written) is very good.


Performance Objectives:

* Starting from day one you will be a member of an International IT team. More than 500 national and international employees will benefit from your expertise in the context of internal user support, in 3rd-level support
* You will be responsible for maintaining and expanding our existing Linux server environment and you will administer the implemented Linux server applications (Apache, Postfix, Samba, BIND, DHCP)
* You will help our team with monitoring (Nagios) of the various Linux systems and their applications using standard analysis tools (tcpdump)
* In addition, you will undertake performance analyses and optimizations for the implemented systems and you will document and solve technical problems in the systems to be administered

If you are enthusiastic about broadening your technical expertise and have a desire to work in an International team, we look forward to look for you.


Located in Bucharest - Romania, Avira was founded in 2004 by a dynamic core of security experts who is committed to the following values: security ethics, professional attitude, open spirit, pride and respect. These principles are meant to stand at the base of any long term
collaboration and partnership that Avira Soft will undertake.
Avira Soft gathered a team of more than 50 dynamic professionals who are permanently collaborating with the experimented specialists of Avira GmbH , Germany. We are a dynamic and creative team and our purpose is to produce high quality software.

We also impose some requirements for our candidates: creativity, technical knowledge, team working capabilities and the ability to finish the job on time.